August 6, 2003
Crowdus, 81, of Morganfield, died at 8:47 p.m., Monday, Aug. 4, 2003 at
Methodist Hospital Union County.
Mrs. Crowdus was
a member of St. Ann Catholic Church and enjoyed flower gardening.
her husband of 62 years Robert Crowdus; seven daughters, Betty Grant and Jan
Book, both of Henderson, Pat French of Sturgis, Linda Ruark of Uniontown, Rita
Oye of Palmdale, Calif., Gail Wolfe of Waverly, and Marie McClure of Morganfield;
four sons, Fred and Bill Crowdus, both of Morganfield, Joe Crowdus of Evansville,
Ind., and Allen Crowdus of Lexington; three sisters, Alice Alvey of Henderson,
Anna Louise Boruda of Texas, and Elizabeth Schmitt of Evansville, Ind.; 30 grandchildren;
four step-grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; and three step-great-grandchildren.
will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Ann Catholic Church with Father Terry
Devine officiating. Burial will be in the St. Ann Cemetery.
Friends may call
from 4 till 8 p.m. today, Wednesday, and from 8 a.m. till service time Thursday
at Whitsell Funeral Home in Morganfield. Prayers will be at 6 p.m. Wednesday.
may be made to St. Ann Church.
Fletcher, 83, of Sugar Land, Texas, formerly of Sturgis, died July 22, 2003.
Mrs. Fletcher was
born in Sturgis, Nov. 27, 1919, to Thomas and Inez (McCann) Christian. She attended
Sturgis schools and graduated with her masters in education from Murray State
University. She taught for 30 years in the Sturgis public schools.
She and her husband
retired in Providence and she later moved to Sugar Land, Texas, where she was
a member of Williams Trace Baptist Church.
She was preceded
in death by her husband, Wilburn, and daughter, Anne Christian Knight.
her grandchildren, Shannan Haire, Shawn Knight, Timothy Knight and Patrick Knight;
two great-grandchildren, Brittany and Austin Haire; two brothers, Charles Christian
and wife Jean of Bethpage, Tenn., and Billy Christian of Nashville; one sister
Dorothy Stiles and husband John of Charlotte, N.C.
will be held at Whitsell Funeral Home in Sturgis at 11 a.m., Saturday, Aug.
9. Burial. will be in the Pythian Ridge Cemetery in Sturgis.
88, of Fremont, Ohio formerly of Morganfield, died Wednesday, July 30, 2003
at Bethesda Care Center.
Miss Luckett was
born Aug. 31, 1914 in Morganfield to the late Thomas Preston and Priscilla Sparks
In earlier years
she co-owned along with her sister the Gypsy Tea House in Morganfield. She played
professional basketball from 1941-1944 on the team called Independence. She
worked for the U.S. Post Office in Morganfield from 1944-1950. In 1950 she was
transferred to the post office of Camp Breckinridge until 1952.
An injury necessitated
limited activities and she cultivated her cooking and baking skills. She traveled
and lived from California to Maine and made many friends along the way. She
will be well remembered for the great heart she had for so many. Being a Kentucky
girl she always had a love for horses an kept in tune with all the derby races.
She was formerly
a member of St. Joseph Parish and in later years attended St. Ann Parish Community.
She was preceded
in death by five sisters, Alice Luckett, Ernestine Fenwick, Ann Deig, Grace
Norton and Willie Luckett; one brother, Hampton Luckett; and one nephew Jim
one niece, Betty Lassila of Henderson; one nephew, Bill Luckett of Morganfield;
and a friend and companion, Doris Brotherhood of Fremont.
Funeral Mass and
burial will be held at a later date in Morganfield.
Memorials may be
made to the Sisters of Notre Dame, Easter Seals or a charity of the donor's
Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Henshaw of the Henshaw community, died at 11 a.m. Friday, August 1, 2003
at the Deaconess Hospital in Evansville, Ind., following open heart surgery.
Mrs. Henshaw was
a member of the Sturgis Church of Christ.
she worked for the telephone company.
She was preceded
in death by her parents, Bobbie and Ida Griggs, two sisters Willie Claire Griggs
and Margaret "Mog" Wilkerson and a brother Benny Griggs.
her husband of 56 years Kenneth; two sons, J.K. and Bonnie of Louisville and
Jerry and Marie of Henderson; and one daughter Pam and Vince Braddock of the
Henshaw community; one sister Evelyn Schieber of Amarillo, Texas; seven grandchildren;
one great-grandchild; and nieces and nephews.
were held Sunday, Aug. 3, at the Whitsell Funeral Home in Sturgis with Daniel
Askew officiating. Burial was in the Pythian Ridge Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers,
donations may be made to the Henshaw Christian Church vision fund or to Union
County St. Anthony's Hospice.
94, of Morganfield, died at 10:20 a.m., Thursday, July 31, 2003 at Methodist
Hospital Union County.
Mrs. Buchanan was
a member of the Homemaker's Club in Union County and was an avid homemaker.
She was a member
of Walnut Grove Church of Christ.
She was preceded
in death by her husband Iloff Buchanan in 1972.
one sister, Frances Rudd of Morganfield; three brothers, Maurice Springer and
Charles Springer, both of Morganfield and Verbel Springer of Laurel, Miss.;
and nieces and nephews.
were held Saturday, Aug. 2, at Whitsell Funeral Home in Morganfield with Bro.
Sam Belo officiating. Burial was in the Odd Fellow Cemetery.